This year’s elections will take place fully online for the first time in the union’s history.
For the third time in the newspaper’s history, the editor race will be contested.
Candidates may only post on social media platforms sanctioned by the Electoral Commission.
The chair of TCDSU council has said that candidates will need to encourage students to register to vote, ahead of an online-only election.
The 10-day election cycle sees students elect the union’s sabbatical officer and the editors of The University Times.